Whimsical face on loose Mixed Media Paper by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Whimsical face on loose Mixed Media paper

Painting on loose paper is preferred by many artists because it gives you the freedom to manipulate the paper in a much easier way than you have the chance to do with a journal page. I started this face after an exercise Pam Carriker published in her book, Mixed Media Portraits. I didn’t follow precisely …

Watercolor splashes by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Watercolor – I’m not perfect

Another face builded up in watercolor only appeared in my art journal. This one was painted on my Canson ART ONE, which has paper suitable for sketching rather than watercolors. But I use this for art journaling, so perfection don’t come into equation. O altă față în acuarelă a apărut la mine în jurnal. Aceasta …

Painting in nature - by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Warm autumn days – painting in nature

While there is still warm outside, grab your painting travel kit and get outside to kiss the sun. As I was saying yesterday, it will make a great difference later on, when the days won’t be that pretty anymore.  Cat inca mai este cald afara, luati cu voi setul de pictura si iesiti afara sa …